(November 1, 2010) –Hispanicize 2011, the 2nd Annual Hispanic PR & Social Media Conference scheduled for Los Angeles April 6-8, 2011, is now accepting applications for conference speakers and panel ideas.  Submissions must be received by December 20.

A partnership of the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA), the Hispanic PR Blog and the soon-to-be-launched Latino social media content/networking site Hispanicize.com, Hispanicize 2011 will feature a professional development-focused agenda with more than 20 sessions tailored to Hispanic marketers (brands, non profits and agencies) as well Latino and multicultural bloggers.

Topics of special interest include Latino social media case studies, multicultural PR case studies and blogger-related sessions.

Submissions to speak at the conference may include solo presentations or panels and should be described in detail.   Special consideration will be given to presentations that are case study-driven and include brands and/or non-profits.

All presentation proposals should be emailed directly to info@hispanicprblog.com with:
– Proposed title of your professional development program
– Name and titles of speaker(s)
– Description of three to five key insights attendees will learn
– Length of the presentation (60 or 90-minutes)
– 150-word biography of speaker(s)

Confirmed speakers will be notified in writing by January 24.  To learn more about the conference go to www.HispanicPRConference.com, email conference@hispanicprblog.com or contact 305.321.5002.

About the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA)

HPRA was founded in 1984 as a non-profit organization to establish a network of Hispanics employed in the public relations profession. HPRA has more than 250 members representing public relations, marketing and advertising professionals from agencies, government, non-profit and corporate companies.  HPRA is dedicated to the advancement of Hispanic professionals and provides educational seminars and workshops throughout the year. The organization has awarded more than $220,000 in scholarships to Latino students pursuing a career in communications during the last 25 years. HPRA strives to be a resource for communications professionals and for those seeking insights into the Hispanic market.  For more information visit http://www.hpra-usa.org.

About the Hispanic PR Blog

Founded by multicultural public relations veterans Manny Ruiz, former CEO of Hispanic PR Wire, and Angela Sustaita-Ruiz of Hispanic Media Trainers, LLC, the Hispanic PR Blog is the Hispanic market industry’s top source for news and views focused on Hispanic public relations and social media marketing. The blog and its daily newsletter regularly features columns, stories, white papers, job postings, calendar events and more.

Hispanic Media Trainers, LLC, is the parent company of Hispanicize 2011, the 2nd Annual Hispanic PR & Social Media Conference, the soon to be launched website for Latino bloggers and brands called Hispanicize.com and the bilingual creative parenting blog, PapiBlogger.com. You can follow the Hispanic PR Blog on its Facebook Fan Page at http://www.Facebook.com/hprblog or on Twitter @HispanicPR.  To follow Hispanicize, go to http://www.Facebook.com/Hispancize or go to our Twitter handle @Hispanicize.

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Lourdes Rodriguez
tel: 626-403-3200, ext. 211
Email: lourdes@vpepr.com


Hispanic PR Blog
Angela Sustaita-Ruiz
tel: 305.321.5002

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